Yearly Archives: 2009

2006 – Pragati Resorts in Hyderabad

Pragati resorts provided the ideal away-locale from Hyderabad, to trace how societies change. Starting with the fort and sonnet lumiere at Golconda, the group re-lived history in walks and lunch through Charminar, to finally arrive at the glitzy hitech city…over three days, talking and breathing in changes that Hyderabad showed. Lovely spacious resort gave plenty […]

Vembanad, here we come – 2009

It’s still early days but the threesome of Roy, Rupa (kindly note, 2 Bengs) and Kukki, in a hush-hus move, have hijacked the earlier plans of spending the new year in the serene environs of the north-east – Chau, quietly sidelined! An old mate, Sahuji, has been dusted out from villages of Kerala and asked […]

OLD News! Upcoming Shola – option from Chow

From Chau “There was a small suggestion that might delight those who have been clamouring for a Shola meeting in the North East. Nature’s Beckon, a well known environment group, is running a camp in the Chakrashila wildlife sanctuary that is known for its Golden Langurs. The facilities are a bit basic – non-luxury tents […]


Rajashi Mukherjee

The NGO-woman who has worked on community development from Cal to Bhopal;now heads the American Water4people in India based in Kolkata. The singer and designer(felt R.Ramaswamy would abbreviate into RR and hence confuse with Andhra Restaurant, so..)

Some Remembrances

A true environmentalist at heart A rare human being who did what ever he did with his heart and soul without any expectation in return from OTHERS. A person who never complained even about his worst enemy A great soul and a saintly person full of life, always there in the hour of need Cooking was his forte be […]


Ram (Mohan, D.)

The Aid worker who has seen many organizations and people from Azar Baijan to Orissa, and tides of fortunes from coastal Tamil Nadu to Indonesia. His wife Geetha, son Nikhil, and daughter Nandini have also attended Shola gatherings.